Mark Richard Beaudoin was born in 1952 in Providence, Rhode Island, and joined the Unification Church in 1974. In his early church life Mark became part of the church’s Performing Arts Department as part of the New Hope Singers International Choir, the New World Players Theater Group, and worked at the Manhattan Center and New York City Symphony Orchestra.
In the mid 1990s, Mark resumed his undergraduate education through the State University of New York system, and in 2001, traveled to Korea where he spent four years teaching English conversation to businesspersons and government workers.
Mark returned to his hometown of Providence where he became the Rhode Island Family Church local pastor, and in 2013 assumed the additional role as District Pastor Representative for District 4. He is currently serving as the Rhode Island State Leader.